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Table 1 Patient characteristics and data of the two cohorts

From: Lower urinary tract signs and symptoms in patients with COVID-19

City Tabriz
(Na = 105)
Aachen
(Na = 133)
P-Value
Variables
Age in years (Range) 60 (16–89) 65 (25–88) 0.18
Sex
Female 39 (37%) 41 (30%) 0.28
Male 66 (63%) 92 (70%)
Bacterial Urine Culture positive N = 19
2 positive (11%)
N = 103
48 positive (47%)
0.003
Urine SARS-CoV-2 PCR None N = 63
12 positive (19%)
Urine Red blood cell count
(RBCs/μl < 25.0)
N = 99
67 positive (68%)
N = 82
64 positive (76%)
0.12
Urine White blood cell count
(WBCs/μl < 20.0)
N = 99
65 positive (66%)
N = 82
34 positive (42%)
0.001
Blood Urea (mg/dL)
Normal values(16-48 mg/dL)
N = 92
43 pts. elevated
(47%)
N = 133
90 pts. elevated
(68%)
0.002
Mortality 50 (48%)
(14 women, 36 men)
40 (30%)
(13 women, 27 men)
0.005
  1. aN. is the total number of the included COVID-19 patients who had an analysis of each mentioned parameter